The 'Other John Roberts' Plays Trombone In A Billings Salsa Band


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In grade school in Malta, Montana, eleven-year-old John Roberts --the trombone player, not the Supreme Court justice--watched as the band director, playing a blues solo, muted the bell of his trombone with a handleless toilet plunger. Roberts's destiny was sealed. "I guess that's my personality right there. ... I guess I gravitate towards things that are brash and obnoxious."

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